Straight to Hell

Author: Jane Hinchey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1537832387

Category: Fiction

Page: 167

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Everything you think you know is about to change. My name is Lucifer. You can call me Lucy – I’m also known as the Devil and Satan, though why my idiot brothers came up with those nicknames is beyond me. I’m an Arch Angel and I run Hell. Yup, I’m the CEO. Hell is easy. Hell runs like a well-oiled machine. Punishment befitting your sins is carried out and once your sentence is done, voilà, you get to go to Heaven. Simple. Easy. Until suddenly there’s a blip on the radar. A breach. Some numbnuts on earth are trying to open a portal to another dimension. A very bad, very terrifying, very deadly dimension. So instead of my simple life in Hell, I end up earth side, where nothing is as it seems, looking for the soul-stealing monster, avoiding the grumpy angel sent from Heaven and finding out my brothers Michael and Gabriel are twats. That last part’s not true – I’ve known they were twats all along. With an unexpected fondness for my new human friends as a distraction, and my demonic presence stirring up trouble of epic proportions, all I want to do is go back to my peaceful life in Hell. But someone has to save the world. It may as well be me.
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Hell's Gate (Book 1 in New MULTIVERSE Series)

Author: David Weber,Linda Evans

Publisher: Baen Books

ISBN: 1416509399

Category: Fiction

Page: 801

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The vast Union of Arcana has expanded its wealth and power by laying claim to one uninhabited planet after another through the portals linking parallel universes, until they discover a new portal that leads to another human society, Sharona, which has also been exploring the Multiverse and is dedicated to science rather than to magic.
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Hell's Gate

A Detective Mollel Novel

Author: Richard Crompton

Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books

ISBN: 0374709262

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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It must have been Otieno's idea of a joke. Too many offended egos back at headquarters, too many influential people unhappy with him in Nairobi. And yet, with his record, he was almost impossible to dismiss. So Otieno had sent Mollel straight to Hell. When we first met Detective Mollel in Hour of the Red God, he was heralded as "a wonderfully complex and tragic protagonist" (Booklist), and Richard Crompton's novel called "spellbinding" (The Christian Science Monitor) and "a fantastic read" (The Plain Dealer [Cleveland]). Now Mollel returns in Hell's Gate, only this time the Maasai warrior-turned-detective has been banished from Nairobi, Kenya's bustling metropolis, to a small, fly-blown town on the edge of a national park. His career, he thinks, has taken a nosedive. His colleagues on the police force are a close-knit group and they have not taken kindly to a stranger in their midst. Mollel suspects they are guilty of the extortion and bribery that plague the force. But when the body of a flower worker turns up in the local lake, he begins to wonder if they might be involved in something even more disturbing. For all is not as it seems in Hell's Gate. Amid rumors of a local death squad, disappearances, and blackmail, Mollel is forced not only to confront his Maasai heritage but also to ask himself where justice truly lies. In upholding the law, is he doing what is right? Crompton captures contemporary Kenya in all its complexity, and Hell's Gate is a captivating novel that you won't be able to put down.
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Hell's Gate Cemetery

Book #1, The Seed of the Purest Evil Takes Root

Author: Willie H. Taylor

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595859607

Category: Fiction

Page: 212

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"Somehow, someway, we will find a way to break the curse of this world!" The struggle between good and evil is eternal. And it's about to visit a small town near Las Vegas, Nevada. The son of the devil has come to wage war against the human race and to bring suffering to the Earth. Known as the Beast, his plan is devious and evil, and he knows it will fulfill his fervent desire to please his father. He spreads death and destruction upon the inhabitants of Paradise, Nevada, causing fear and terror wherever he roams. But there is a small army of supernatural protectors bent on sending the Beast back to whence he came-if they can only overcome the horrifying power that he holds. The first in a thrilling new series, Hell's Gate Cemetery is a spine-tingling tale of the ultimate good vs. the ultimate evil in a battle that will determine the fate of the entire human race.
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The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Volume A - Third Edition

The Medieval Period - The Renaissance and the Early Seventeenth Century - The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century

Author: Joseph Black,Leonard Conolly,Kate Flint,Isobel Grundy,Don LePan,Roy Liuzza,Jerome J. McGann,Anne Lake Prescott,Barry V. Qualls,Claire Waters

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 1770485805

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 1920

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In all six of its volumes The Broadview Anthology of British Literature presents British literature in a truly distinctive light. Fully grounded in sound literary and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of the worldwide connections of British literature, and it pays attention throughout to issues of race, gender, class, and sexual orientation. It includes comprehensive introductions to each period, providing in each case an overview of the historical and cultural as well as the literary background. It features accessible and engaging headnotes for all authors, extensive explanatory annotations, and an unparalleled number of illustrations and contextual materials. Innovative, authoritative and comprehensive, The Broadview Anthology of British Literature has established itself as a leader in the field. The full anthology comprises six bound volumes, together with an extensive website component; the latter has been edited, annotated, and designed according to the same high standards as the bound book component of the anthology, and is accessible by using the passcode obtained with the purchase of one or more of the bound volumes. The two-volume Broadview Anthology of British Literature, Concise Edition provides an attractive alternative to the full six-volume anthology. Though much more compact, the concise edition nevertheless provides instructors with substantial choice, offering both a strong selection of canonical authors and a sampling of lesser-known works. With an unparalleled number of illustrations and contextual materials, accessible and engaging introductions, and full explanatory annotations, the concise edition of this acclaimed Broadview anthology provides focused yet wide-ranging coverage for British literature survey courses. Among the works now included for the first time in the concise edition are Chaucer’s The Prioress’s Tale; the York Crucifixion play; more poems from Sidney’s Astrophil and Stella; an expanded section of writings by Elizabeth I, more poems by Lady Mary Wroth, and an expanded selection of work by Margaret Cavendish. The literatures of Ireland, Gaelic Scotland, and Wales are now much better represented, and a selection of work by Laboring Class Poets is now included. There are also new contextual materials—including a substantial section on “Transatlantic Currents.” In the case of several authors and texts (among them The Four Branches of the Mabinogi, Julian of Norwich, Sir Thomas Malory, and Phillis Wheatley), the new edition will incorporate substantial improvements that have been made in the new editions of the period volumes published in recent years. As before, the Concise edition includes a substantial website component, providing instructors with a great degree of flexibility. For the first time, a selection of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales will be available online in facing-column format (with versions in modern English included opposite the original text).
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War Story

The Creation of the American War in Vietnam

Author: Longarm

Publisher: Virtualbookworm Publishing

ISBN: 9781589395336

Category: History

Page: 260

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WAR STORY is the story of a war. It is a personal observation from 1964 of how the American War in Vietnam came to be. It is also my first covert mission. We flew through six unfriendly countries and came back alive by a combination of accident and design. Nobody noticed. The real events of my time have today become things that never were. Media fiction has become history. This is not a surprise. It is the normal course of covert war. I am reversing that normal course. This is a message from the real world. It is probably not the world in which you think you live. Maybe something very important to you is not there at all. I know that feeling. How you deal with it is up to you. This is not useless ancient history. The rules of this conflict are a part of human nature. They are always the same. If you understand Vietnam in 1964, you will also understand the world around you. You will be hard to control. And that is my intention.
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